Category: Communication

Food Donated

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Earlier this month we launched the H.O.P.E. (Help One Person Eat) campaign, and we couldn’t be more proud of the response of the whole educational community. The food donated was collected by the Banco de Alimentos de A Coruña on Tuesday, 22nd December, which they will distribute to the most disadvantaged people in our area. […]

Home learning


In a recent interview for the blog of The Pie, a reference in international education, Globeducate Chief of Education, Daniel Jones, reflects on the rapid transition we have experienced towards home learning and how the previous experience of the educational group, with prestigious online schools in Canada or France and centers in Rome and Milan, […]


Academic Communication

The health alert produced by the spread of the Coronavirus has led the Xunta de Galicia to dictate the temporary suspension of classes and the closure of schools from March 16th, for a minimum period of 14 days. We are aware of what these measures can mean for the organization and family logistics and for the children’s learning […]

Globeducate and WWF collaboration

Communication Values

An exciting partnership between Globeducate and WWF will impact on the education of more than 25,000 young people and their wider communities. Globeducate is one of the leading K-12 international schools’ groups in the world, with more than 50 schools in 10 countries, and has launched a global agenda for change: an agenda that prepares […]

Open Days Week

Communication Events

Do you still not know the British Educational system?  If not, here you have your best opportunity. Come to our Open Days Week, between 17th and 20st February from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM, and find out more about our educational model. Located in A Zapateira, Coruña British School is the first british school in […]

Welcome to Globeducate


NACE Schools was founded in 1972 and since then it has seen consistent expansion. Starting in Spain, our network has spread across Europe, Canada, India and most recently Malaysia. We now have more than 50 schools in 10 countries, educating more than 25,000 students. We are truly a global network and a leader in international […]

The power of words

Communication Extracurricular Activities

Coruña British School offers a wide range of extracurricular activities – almost 30! – for children between 4 and 10 years old, which complement and enrich our students curriculum. In the academic area, one of the most recent additions is the Oratory workshop, a fun and educational activity where children develop their communication skills, emotional […]

Helpful in advice


Next September we will start a new Academic Year, and for some of our families it will be a very exciting moment: the first day of school for 3 year olds. It is a very special moment in your lives, and a great step for your children, so we leave you with a series of […]

Certificate of Quality S+


For Coruña British School the safety of our students is a priority. It is for this reason that we underwent a voluntary audit by the National Association for Child Safety for them to evaluate our facilities and procedures in compliance with their strict criteria. As a result, Coruña British School has been awarded the Certificate of […]

“El Sueño de Vicky”

Communication Values

Solidarity is a characteristic value of Coruña British School every day during the academic year and especially during the Christmas period . Therefore, this year the CBS educational community will be supporting El Sueño de Vicky, a non-profit foundation which raises funds for childhood cancer research. The main objective of the Foundation is to finance […]

Coruña British School starts a new academic year

Academic Communication

Coruña British School celebrates the start of a new academic year with happiness and great enthusiasm, and with an expansion that will allow for the progressive increase of students as a result of adding a new course to our educational offer. This extension contemplates the creation of a new building in our facilities of A […]

Coruña British School: cultural diversity and international education in A Coruña

Academic Communication

Coruña British School is the first British school in A Coruña. Located in A Zapateira, the current campus imparts the British curriculum from Nursery (3 years old) to Year 4, the equivalent of 3º of Primary in the Spanish system. A global education with a clear international vocation and cultural diversity are the hallmarks of […]

Helpful in advice for Nursery parents


If your son was born in 2015 you are about to take a very exciting step in your life: start school and, although you may not believe it, there are many things you can do in the summer months to make the step as simple as possible, both for you “parents” and for your children. […]

Access to the most prestigious universities worldwide

Academic Communication

There are many advantages to studying at Coruña British Coruña School, not least because the students follow a long-standing and strongly consolidated dynamic educational model which is constantly adapted to our innovative international school project. Today we want to highlight one that, although it may seem a long way in the distance, generates some concern […]

Coruña British School launch their corporative video


We are glad to inform you that Coruña British School launch corporative video. In it, we have tried to show our vision, mission and values, which we try very hard every day to pass on to your children. We invite you to learn more about our school, our spirit and our essence, from the hand […]

The return to school

Academic Communication

This week Coruña British School has returned to school after our long summer holiday. The children are all very excited to be back and see old friends and meet new ones. Of course we are here for learning and we wish you all our students the very best in their studies for 2017/18. We have […]

Reporting to parents


There are two main formats for reporting to parents in a British school. The first is the parent/teacher consultation which take place three times a year at the end of each term and is a one to one meeting with the teacher and the parents. The teacher verbally reports on their child’s progress and may […]

Summer Sales at Can Can Shop


Can Can Shop starts the summer sales with discounts of 15%. Here you have a unique opportunity to renew the uniform for the next academic year. We remind you that this month of July the store will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9.30am to 11.00am. And for those who can’t come this […]

Welcome to a new School year at Coruña British School!


The first day at School is always a mix of emotions. Holidays are over and at the same time we have to face new challenges. We have to learn lots of new things, meet our new classmates, teachers and all the staff at school with whom we will learn something new every day. At Coruña […]

School lunch service


One of the services we offer at Coruña British School (CBS) is lunch. We have a cheff and kitchen staff that cook our menus on a daily basis in our school kitchen. Our menus are designed by a nutritionist who strives to make a nutritional, balanced and healthy menu for our students and staff. We […]

Have you ordered you uniform for 2016-17 at Coruña British School?


Uniforms are ready to be ordered at El Corte Inglés. It’s important that parents remember that all of their child’s clothes must be marked with their name. Early Years (Nursery y Reception) uniform is the School tracksuit with the School tshirt, White socks, White velcro trainers and the School apron and bag. For the students […]

In Coruña British School each class has its own special friend


Each class is named after its friend so when we refer to our Nursery children we will talk about the Ladybirds and the Bumblebees. Each friend will be lucky enough to go home each week with one of our students. Who will be the lucky child to take them home first? Introducing our Class Friends […]

The World in your Hands


This Friday the Arteandando Company brings their show ‘The world in your hands’ to Coruña British School. It combines music with dance. It is directed by Carlota Perez who is also in charge of contemporary dance and choreography. The musical interpretation has been done by Jenni Rahunen who will be playing the accordion, the flute […]

In Coruña British School we have celebrated Valentine’s Day

Communication Culture Values

Bumblebee class made something special for their parents for Valentine’s Day. Caterpillars and Butterflies also made some Valentine’s cards for their parents. In Ladybird class we cut out hearts to make a Valentine card for our parents. We tried to write our names inside. We also sang a song called “I Love You”.

Playtime at Coruña British School


Playtime is a very important part of our curriculum at CBS. We believe that playtimes make children happier, healthier and improve concentration in lessons. The children get the opportunity to integrate with other classes and to play with their friends and family. Playtime also promotes imagination, creativity and team building. At Coruña British School, the […]

The first parents meeting to address the adjustment period


Coruna British School held a meeting for the parents of students in which Ms María Carmen Vázquez (Founder Governor) and Ms Zena Lawford (Head Teacher) explained some of the issues regarding the running of our academic institution. Ms Silvia Mesejo, our secretary, acted as a translator to ensure that no details of the talk were […]

10 tips to ensure that your child starts school on the right foot, Starting school does not have to mean a big change


We really want newly arrived students at Coruña British School to feel as comfortable as possible. Starting a new school can be a difficult task. To avoid problems settling in we have devised a list of 10 tips, that will perhaps make the change of adjusting to a new school a bit easier for the […]

Meet our team 2015-16


Chair of Governors: David Martínez Founder Governor: María Carmen Vázquez Head Teacher: Zena Lawford Head of admissions: María Guyre School Manager and School Bursar: Emilio Mañas Communication Department: Jennifer Rope Computer Department: Ana Pérez Head Secretary: Silvia Mesejo   Class: Nursery Ladybirds Teacher: Ms Botelho (Assistant Head) Teacher Assistant: Ms Toba   Class: Nursery BumbleBees Teacher: […]

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